At Barstow Community Hospital, assistance with breastfeeding is offered by an international board certified lactation consultant. After your baby is born, this professional is available Monday through Friday to help ensure success with breastfeeding. You can also schedule a time for support and education in an outpatient capacity if you’ve already gone home.
- Lactation specialist services
- Parent/infant attachment education
- Infant feeding education
- Mother/infant assessments
Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes:
Every other month on Thursdays (call for dates)
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Barstow Community Hospital OB Waiting Room
Breastfeeding Support Group For New Moms:
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Barstow Community Hospital Basement Conference Room
Lauren Stapp, RN, with Barstow Community Hospital’s obstetrics department, was presented with the hospital’s first DAISY Award. The DAISY Award was established to celebrate the extraordinary compassion nurses provide their patients and families every day. “Lauren is...
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